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Take One Action film festival reveals powerful 2018 line-up

The UK’s leading global change film festival returns with a powerful programme exploring women’s empowerment, climate change and social movements across five continents.

Published: 14 Aug 2018

New short films commissioned and writers selected for film talent programmes

Six short films have been commissioned for the New Talent Scottish Shorts 2018 programme, with seven writers selected for the Write4Film programme.

Published: 10 Aug 2018

Scottish bands receive support from Momentum Music Fund

Two Scottish bands, Vukovi and Free Love, have received funding through PRS Foundation's Momentum Music Fund, aimed at helping artists and bands to break through to the next level of their careers.

Published: 10 Aug 2018

£2m Touring Fund for Theatre and Dance

The new £2m Touring Fund for Theatre and Dance, developed as a collaboration between Creative Scotland, the Federation of Scottish Theatre and their members, is now open for applications.

Published: 09 Aug 2018

£448k National Lottery cash boost for communities across Scotland

Community groups across Scotland are today celebrating a £448k cash boost, thanks to money raised by National Lottery players.

Published: 09 Aug 2018

New music projects to tour thanks to PRS Foundation’s Beyond Borders

PRS Foundation announce the latest organisations, music groups and composers to receive funding through co-commissioning and touring programme Beyond Borders.

Published: 02 Aug 2018

Scotland strengthens European partnerships with Creative Europe funding success

Seven awards totalling €1.4 million has been announced by Creative Europe towards collaborative European projects involving creative and cultural organisations in Scotland.

Published: 02 Aug 2018

Scottish Government appoints new Creative Scotland Board Members

The Cabinet Secretary for Culture, Tourism and External Affairs today announced the appointment of Elizabeth Partyka, David Strachan and Ewan Angus as Members of the Board of Creative Scotland.

Published: 02 Aug 2018

Scottish Album of the Year Award 2018 Longlist unveiled

The Scottish Album of the Year (SAY) Award celebrates artistic endeavour with tonight's announcement of this year’s 20 Longlisted albums.

Published: 01 Aug 2018

Nearly £1m support for cultural activity across Scotland

Over £900k of National Lottery Funding was awarded through our Open Project Funding last month, going to 42 artists, musicians, writers, theatre makers, festivals and organisations working across the arts, screen and creative industries.

Published: 31 Jul 2018